The Damien Center helps people with HIV get on the proper drugs. But that's just one piece of the puzzle to end the epidemic. Many clients have more basic needs and the center is able to provide for those, and more.
Marion County Public Health Department director Dr. Virginia A. Caine declared a public health epidemic and proposed a syringe exchange program Thursday morning, citing a 1,000 percent increase in the number of hepatitis C cases from 2013 to 2017 and the potential for an HIV outbreak.
Black men who have sex with men make up the largest share of new HIV cases. Yet funding for prevention and health care isn't targeted toward this community. This leaves grassroots groups to pick up the slack.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...